A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 289 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (180 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 01:50:56 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 364.98 km (227 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006n2m. Unique identifier: us10006n2m. Exact location of event, longitude -178.9222 West, latitude -26.8205 South, depth = 364.98 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:50:56 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 289 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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